Kindergarten-5th Grade Teacher

Location
Atlanta, Georgia 30316
Posted
Mar 14, 2019
Closes
Apr 13, 2019
Job Function
Education / Teaching
Focus Areas
Education
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors

Position Overview:  Teacher will provide instruction for students that enables them to learn and demonstrate mastery of Atlanta Youth Academy’s curriculum in a Christian, college-preparatory environment. Teacher will teach the following classes: * English/Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Bible, and Reading. *Subject to change and does not include all co/extracurricular responsibilities

Education and Experience Requirements: A successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Early Childhood Education or related field.  A Master’s Degree is ideal, however, not required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide content-related and appropriate instruction based on Atlanta Youth Academy’s instructional framework
  • Plan and conduct lessons/tasks for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate, and to make broader connections toward the development of effective critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and the world at-large
  • Administer Balanced Assessments to assist in the implementation of teaching that effectively and reasonably meets the needs of each student
  • Demonstrate ability to foster cooperation from students, co-workers, parents, and guardians
  • Effectively manage/maintain a safe, well-organized learning environment that promotes active learning
  • Integrate appropriate technology into classroom instruction
  • Enforce all administrative policies and rules governing students
  • Confer with parents and/or guardians, other teachers, Learning Specialist, and administration to resolve behavioral and academic challenges
  • Work with Learning Specialist to identify remediation needs and to complete the referral process for remedial services
  • Demonstrate proper and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Facilitate home-school communication by such means as parent-teacher conferences, telephone, email, and other forms of appropriate written communication
  • Provide tutorial for students before or after school
  • Sponsor extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests
  • Prepare adequately for responsibilities to be assumed when absent
  • Account for student attendance, punctuality and general well-being
  • Follow professional ethics in all work-related activities
  • Avoid behaviors which detract from staff morale

Additional Responsibilities:
Other duties which may be assigned by Administration

A complete candidate package includes:

  • resume/curriculum vitae
  • 3 references (2 professional-current supervisor required; 1 personal)
  • Current teaching certificate

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and other required documents to businessoffice@atlantayouthacademy.com

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